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My Hard Times

by Rachel Wolfe, Crown Point, Indiana “God’s been good…in my life.  I feel blessed beyond my wildest dreams when I go to sleep each night.  And though I’ve had my share of hard times…” What’s the next phrase in this song? “…I wouldn’t change them if I could.” As I was listening to this [...]

By | 2017-03-07T21:42:57+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Faith, Hurts, Joy, Trials, Victorious Christian Living|0 Comments

Having Fun with the Family

by Jenny Gray, Pastor's Wife, Liberty Baptist Church, Durham, NC Today, with the technology and entertainment offered, having family fun is almost a lost art. Our families have become so busy and have allowed so many distractions into their world, there seems to be no time for fun! My hubby and I have three sons, [...]

By | 2017-02-28T15:29:39+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Home, Joy, Marriage, Motherhood, Relationships|0 Comments

“Will You Be Mine?” Love, Jesus

Happy Heart Day! Today is the day to celebrate LOVE. For some people, this is a day that they look forward to and plan for all year. A day to celebrate the romantic love of their boyfriend, fiancé, or spouse. To you I say, “Happy Valentines Day!” For others, this is a day you [...]

By | 2017-02-14T16:20:52+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Hurts, Joy, Victorious Christian Living|1 Comment

Resolved to Do Less This Year Part III

Nothing hurts worse than being criticized. Okay, there's one thing that hurts worse--being criticized behind your back and then being told what someone said about you to someone else. Yup. That's the worst. I remember it still like yesterday. Bless her heart, she thought "I should know" what was said about me, so a [...]

By | 2017-01-31T15:42:09+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Faith, Joy, Victorious Christian Living|0 Comments

Resolved to Do Less This Year (In My Own Power)

  Ephesians 6:10, “Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.” Who are you known to be? What would others say about you when they describe you? What strengths are usually attributed to you? Are you: The sweet spirit The hard worker The compassionate one The faithful [...]

By | 2017-01-24T16:28:06+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Faith, Joy, Victorious Christian Living|0 Comments

There’s Just Not Enough Time!

By Tammy Goddard WE READ IN PROVERBS 31 of a woman who every mother dreams will someday marry her son and rear her grandchildren. This girl is never idle but spends her energy and time looking after the needs of her home and family. She keeps their clothes clean and repaired. She plans and [...]

By | 2016-12-01T16:02:31+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Joy, Victorious Christian Living|1 Comment

Holiday Hints to Maintain Your Sanity

By Tammy Goddard Schedule when you go to the stores so you do not wear out your children (or husband). It is better to shop several shorter times than all day. If necessary, get a baby-sitter. Then shop till you drop. Shopping is not a Biblical duty but a social courtesy.To come home a [...]

By | 2016-12-06T16:19:15+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Joy, Relationships|0 Comments

Don’t be a Grouch at Christmas

By Loretta Walker I HAVE TO BE HONEST and share with you that holidays for a child of an alcoholic can be difficult. Each December I have to fight the old feelings of disappointment that come from my childhood. You see, we worked hard to plan the holiday season, and then someone would be [...]

By | 2016-11-29T15:13:34+00:00 November 29th, 2016|Hurts, Joy|0 Comments